Jack Spinks Stadium

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Jack Spinks Stadium
Full name Jack Spinks Memorial Stadium
Location Lorman, Mississippi
Coordinates 31°52′25″N 91°08′06″W / 31.873545°N 91.134918°W / 31.873545; -91.134918Coordinates: 31°52′25″N 91°08′06″W / 31.873545°N 91.134918°W / 31.873545; -91.134918
Owner Alcorn State University
Operator Alcorn State University
Capacity 22,500
Surface grass
Built 1992
Architect Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons

Jack Spinks Stadium is a 22,500-seat multi-purpose stadium in Lorman, Mississippi and is home to the Alcorn State University Braves football team. The stadium is also the site of annual rivalry games featuring Southern University and Texas Southern University. Jack Spinks stadium is surrounded by the campus, the Davey Whitley Complex, and numerous trees to the far east from the home side.


Opened in 1992, the stadium replaced Henderson Stadium. Its name is derived from former Alcorn State Braves football player Jack Spinks.

The stadium was also home for a short time to NFL player Steve McNair.